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Financial Intelligence Unit Officer

Milton Keynes
Closing date
19 Oct 2021
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Why apply for this role?

We are always strengthening our financial crime team and we are now seeking an expert to join us in our Financial Intelligent Unit as a Financial Intelligence Unit Officer .

What you'll be doing

  • Interpreting and articulating regulation, statute, and conducting matters in business context, delivering relevant information in a way that is simple and easy to understand
  • Developing financial crime intelligence and conducting intelligence investigations, applying your financial crime knowledge, judgement, and decision-making skills to identify Money Laundering or Terrorist Financing risks
  • Supporting the development and execution of team plans for their business area and maintaining a good understanding of how the department's goals fit into the wider Financial Crime strategy
  • Providing expertise to internal senior stakeholders and will support as well as work in partnership with other functions and business areas to ensure adherence to relevant frameworks, policies and procedures.
  • Maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of changes in Financial Crime regulation, legislation and guidance in a business context, delivering complex information in a way that is simple and easy to understand to the wider team and a range of stakeholders

What we're looking for

  • In depth knowledge and understanding of all aspects of financial crime investigation, including knowledge of money laundering and terrorist financing typologies.
  • A detailed working knowledge of the regulatory framework of UK financial services, the political and economic environment.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of regulatory framework of UK financial services, industry trends and best practice
  • Good knowledge and understanding of corporate structures, sanctions, bribery and corruption and tax.
  • Ability to analyse and evaluate complex issues and sound judgement in determining appropriate actions/solutions.
  • Proven track record of working within a similar complex investigations/crime environment, ideally qualified with/or willing to work towards, a relevant professional qualification suitable for the role

What else you need to know

Given the recent impact of the Coronavirus outbreak we will be conducting all interviews via telephone or videoconference where possible.

What our people say

Financial Crime has a devastating impact on our communities through its association to illegal drugs, human trafficking and terrorism. Criminals will always look for new ways to evade our systems and controls so we must look to constantly evolve to address new threats that's why our mission is to Deter, Detect and Disrupt Financial Crimes, ensuring that we protect our clients, our communities, our shareholders and the firm. Financial crime is a top priority risk for our bank.

We are looking for people who can help shape, influence and transform the bank's capabilities, ensuring we continue to disrupt financial crimes, and support and enable the right outcomes for our customers.

How we'll reward you

  • As well as a competitive salary, you'll enjoy a benefits package that you can tailor to your needs.
  • Pension with generous contributions of up to 12.5% from Santander, depending on your own contribution and length of employment with us
  • 27 days' holiday plus bank holidays, with the option to purchase up to 5 contractual days per year
  • Benefits supporting you and your family, such as death-in-service benefit, income protection, and voluntary life assurance and critical illness cover
  • 24/7 access to an online employee discount platform
  • Share in Santander's success by investing in our Sharesave and Partnership shares plans
  • Support your favourite causes through charitable giving and our community partnerships
  • For more information about our wide range of benefits and family friend policies visit our website.

Why Santander?

At Santander, with only a small action or a simple idea, you can achieve great things. You can improve the daily life of more than 140 million people. You can collaborate with a friendly team of more than 200,000 employees.

It doesn't stop there. You'll also be part of a vibrant organisation that's been reinventing itself for more than 160 years. One that invests millions of pounds in training its people every year. One that helps more than 2 million people every year with social programmes.

We call it #TheSantanderEffect.

Equal Opportunities

Santander are an equal opportunities employer. When we talk about diversity, we don't just want to pay lip service. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our people. It's important to us that we create an inclusive culture where everyone counts.

For more information on our commitment to equal opportunities, please visit our diversity page here.

What to do next

If this sounds like a role you're interested in, then please apply on the link below.

Due to high volume of applications, we may need to close this role earlier than the advertised date, so recommend submitting an application as soon as possible.

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